This opinion, which has never been confirmed by the facts, expresses a crude and naïve trust in the goodness of those wielding economic power and in the sacralized workings of the prevailing economic system.
Exactly. The problem with cops isn’t just that many are corrupt. The problem with cops is the position itself. The problem with cops is that they chose and pledge to uphold and enforce, no matter what, the laws of a corrupt government. They’re tools of the state who enforce the laws in place and throughout history and currently still, the laws are wrong.